Kindergarten Readiness Skills

Developmental Skills

  1. Knows first and last name.
  2. Puts on own coat/sweater.
  3. Ties shoes or wears Velcro shoes.
  4. Buckles, snaps, and zippers own clothing.
  5. Uses scissors.

Social Development

  1. Uses words to communicate and express feelings.
  2. Cooperates with peers and adults.
  3. Shares with peers.
  4. Listens and focuses when someone is speaking.
  5. Follows simple directions.
  6. Is able to transition from one activity to another.

Language and Reading Skills

  1. Speaks clearly, using knowledge of grammar.
  2. Uses increasingly complex vocabulary.
  3. Recognizes own name in print.
  4. Writes own name.
  5. Knows how to hold a pencil.
  6. Identifies most of the letters in the alphabet by name- capital and lower case.
  7. Draws pictures and writes letters without scribbling.
  8. Identifies and names rhyming words.
  9. Shows an interest in stories.
  10. Retells a simple story.
  11. Compares and contrasts pictures
  12. Matches pictures and words

Number and Math Skills

  1. Recognizes basic shapes.
  2. Identifies colors.
  3. Counts to 20 or higher.
  4. Identifies numbers to 10 or more.
  5. Compares objects and sets of objects.
Calendar
Jan 23
Kindergarten Parent Tour - call to reserve 762-6426
Jan 28
Catholic Schools Week - Open House: 10:30am - Noon
Jan 29
Catholic Schools Week - Thank you, Parents! (Coffee, classroom visits, lunch with your child)
Jan 30
Catholic Schools Week - Thank you, Community! (celebrate with donations to COTS and valentines for other "boosters")
Jan 31
Catholic Schools Week - Celebrate our Students (crazy hair day, spirit uniform, PEAK family Olympics, treats at lunch!)
Feb 01
Catholic Schools Week - Thank you, Faculty & Staff! (free dress and treats for staff)
Feb 02
Catholic Schools Week - Celebrate our "Winning School" and its community of Faith, Academics and Service
Feb 15
New student applications due to office

Campus Tour
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